I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good characters, and my enemies for their intellects. A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies.
An excellent man; he has no enemies; and none of his friends like him.
I found the right man, got married, and just had to keep not reinventing myself, just deciding that it doesn't matter what you are if you are a good person.
A good man often appears gauche simply because he does not take advantage of the myriad mean little chances of making himself look stylish. Preferring truth to form, he is not constantly at work upon the facade of his appearance.
A doubtful friend is worse than a certain enemy. Let a man be one thing or the other, and we then know how to meet him.
There is nothing nobler or more admirable than when two people who see eye to eye keep house as man and wife, confounding their enemies and delighting their friends.
It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
To be doing good deeds is man's most glorious task.
War never takes a wicked man by chance, the good man always.
I have had lots of friends who've been affected by Aids and a very good friend of mine, Oscar Moore, died of Aids and I was with him in his last year quite a bit. And of course he was a man living in a very rich culture with a wealthy family who was able to afford health care.
I would prefer as friend a good man ignorant than one more clever who is evil too.
And above all things, never think that you're not good enough yourself. A man should never think that. My belief is that in life people will take you at your own reckoning.
Sadat was a great and good man, and his most bitter and dangerous enemies were people who were obsessed with hatred for his peaceful goals.
Black or white good parts are hard to come by. A good actor with a good opportunity has a shot; without the opportunity it doesn't matter how good you are.
It is part of a good man to do great and noble deeds, though he risk everything.
Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
If those who are the enemies of innocent amusements had the direction of the world, they would take away the spring, and youth, the former from the year, the latter from human life.
Most of what matters in your life takes place in your absence.
The things I want to know are in books; my best friend is the man who'll get me a book I ain't read.
If we want to make a statement about a man's nature on the basis of his physiognomy, we must take everything into account; it is in his distress that a man is tested, for then his nature is revealed.
If an injury has to be done to a man it should be so severe that his vengeance need not be feared.
Friends are enemies sometimes, and enemies friends.
He is a man of courage who does not run away, but remains at his post and fights against the enemy.
More than anything else, I'd like to be an old man with a good face, like Hitchcock or Picasso.
To be completely woman you need a master, and in him a compass for your life. You need a man you can look up to and respect. If you dethrone him it's no wonder that you are discontented, and discontented women are not loved for long.